Minnesota Public Radio features by Anna Weggel http://minnesota.publicradio.org/about/people/mpr_people_display.php?aut_id=30287 en-us Copyright 2014 Minnesota Public Radio Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:42:43 -0500 Minnesota Public Radio features by Anna Weggel http://minnesota.publicradio.org/standard/images/mpr003/logo_mpr.gif http://minnesota.publicradio.org/?refid=0 Forum: The future of Somalia, from young Somalis The BBC's program "Africa, Have Your Say" broadcasted live from the UBS Forum as part of a worldwide call-in based in St. Paul and London. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2011/01/28/somali-youth-forum-video?refid=0 Fri, 28 Jan 2011 07:34:23 -0600 What changed for you in 2010? An earthquake, an oil spill, an election and the weather dominated headlines in 2010. But MPR's Public Insight Network asked Minnesotans what changes most impacted them on an individual level this year. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/12/31/pin2010changes?refid=0 Fri, 31 Dec 2010 11:21:22 -0600 Natural Gas Lines and Sanitary Sewers: The Unseen Threat MPR News Reporter Tim Nelson explores natural gas safety and takes a look at a technology called "trenchless utility installation" that can sometimes cause gas explosions. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/03/23/video-gas-lines?refid=0 Tue, 23 Mar 2010 08:50:58 -0500 MinnEcon@Work: Railroad conductor program Dakota County Tech runs one of the few public railroad conductor programs in the country. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2010/03/04/minnecon-railroad?refid=0 Thu, 04 Mar 2010 08:39:34 -0600 MinnEcon@work: The Coffee Guru Nate Hrobak has gone from "slinging lattes" at an Uptown Minneapolis shop to one of four green coffee buyers for Caribou Coffee. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/10/29/coffee-guru?refid=0 Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:52:12 -0500 After 40 years, Global Village closes its doors Unable to keep pace with the economy, Global Village Importers in Minneapolis, MN closed its doors on Tuesday, March 31, 2009. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/03/31/after_40_years_global_village_closes_its_doors?refid=0 Tue, 31 Mar 2009 17:21:36 -0500 Video: The nun study The Nun Study, a famous Alzheimer's disease study that left the U of M nearly 20 years ago, has returned. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2009/03/25/video_the_nun_study?refid=0 Wed, 25 Mar 2009 03:00:00 -0500 Video: Winter Bike Commuting Joshua Houdek bike commutes two miles from South Minneapolis to his work every day. He takes us through putting on his gear, prepping his equipment, and making the decision to ride even on a -5 degree day. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/12/24/video_winter_bike_commuting?refid=0 Wed, 24 Dec 2008 11:35:01 -0600 Other views on Iraq war movies Many people responded to Minnesota Public Radio's Public Insight Network query about why they though people are avoiding Iraq war movies. Here is a selection of their comments. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/05/02/extracomments?refid=0 Fri, 02 May 2008 13:57:22 -0500 Our audience weighs in Why do people, especially young people, drink to excess? Minnesota Public Radio News posed the question to students, young people, parents, educators and counselors. They shared their thoughts about the causes, the hidden issues, and what works and doesn't work when dealing with binge drinking. http://minnesota.publicradio.orghttp://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/01/11/binge_pijside?refid=0 Fri, 11 Jan 2008 13:44:27 -0600